STEVENS POINT (PRESS RELEASE) - UW-Stevens Point tallied two victories, both by ranked wrestlers on the Pointer roster, but it was all UW-La Crosse as the visiting Eagles handed the Pointers their first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) loss of the season, 25-7.
The Pointers two lone victories on the night came at 184 pounds and 125 pounds, as second-ranked Ben Engelland recorded a 9-0 decision over Mitch Artist, earning the Pointers four points. The win keeps Engelland perfect on the season, as he improves to 19-0. Tenth-ranked Joe Mileski earned the Pointers three points, recording an 11-9 overtime victory over Albie McKinney.
Several close matches dotted the landscape for both teams, with the Eagles recording the victories.
UW-Stevens Point (7-7, 2-1 WIAC) returns to action next week Wednesday, Jan. 20, when they travel to UW-Parkside for non-conference action beginning at 7 p.m. in Kenosha.
Wt. Score Running Score
141 Alex Dahl (UWL) def Mark Puckhaber (UWSP) 4-1 0-3
149 #3 Matt Mauseth (UWL) def Kris Magruder (UWSP) 5-2 0-6
157 Ryan Farwell (UWL) def Andrew Dilworth (UWSP) 5-0 0-9
165 #8 Cory Ferguson (UWL) def Jordan Schulte (UWSP) 4-3 0-12
174 #2 Mike Schmitz (UWL) def Dennis Reckelberg (UWSP) 13-1 0-16
184 #2 Ben Engelland (UWSP) def Mitch Artist (UWL) 9-0 4-16
197 Brenden Faust (UWL) def Brandon Jochem (UWSP) 4-2 4-19
HWT #3 Dan Laurent (UWL) def Bret Oswald (UWSP) 6-2 4-22
125 #10 Joe Mileski (UWSP) def Albie McKinney (UWL) 11-9 7-22
133 Adam Sheley (UWL) def Jordan Kust (UWSP) 5-3 7-25
UWL defeats UWSP 25-7.
UWSP 7-7, 2-1 WIAC
UWL 12-2, 3-0 WIAC
Courtesy: UWSP Media Relations